Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

All content by Marissa Cornelius
SENIOR COLUMN: Dont take yourself too seriously

SENIOR COLUMN: Don’t take yourself too seriously

April 26, 2018

Throughout most of college, I have taken myself extremely seriously. I’ve assigned extraordinary gravitas to decisions and involvements that, in the long run, have not mattered at all. I’ve thought...

Stop describing yourself as OCD

Stop describing yourself as “OCD”

April 2, 2018

Color-coding your closet. Not liking when your room is messy. Keeping a detailed, organized planner. All of these are personal preferences that I have heard used to defend the speaker’s characterization...

Girl power feminism is not enough

“Girl power” feminism is not enough

October 9, 2017

I am a strong proponent of girl power. I love when women lift each other up, cheer each other on and help each other fight back against the insidious and sometimes not-so-insidious forces of sexism. The...

White people must examine their own racist attitudes

White people must examine their own racist attitudes

June 13, 2017

If you’re white, you’re probably racist. I don’t necessarily mean you say openly bigoted things or that you like spending your weekends defending Confederate monuments (though you might be that...

Men don't deserve praise for being decent humans

Men don't deserve praise for being decent humans

April 3, 2017

At a recent panel put on by the student organization Not on My Campus which addressed sexual assault in the Greek community, there were three male representatives on a panel of five. These three men represented...

Education is an honorable profession

Education is an honorable profession

February 24, 2017

I need to admit that I was left incredibly inspired by the recent nomination of and subsequent confirmation hearings for Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education. Of course, I was not inspired by DeVos,...

Everyone should make their profession speak for the silenced

Everyone should make their profession speak for the silenced

October 21, 2016

Recently, I decided to sit down with a friend and watch Ava Duvernay’s new documentary out on Netflix, 13th. The piece details the current systems of mass incarceration and criminal justice in the United...

It's time to expose anti-choice protesting for what it really is

It's time to expose anti-choice protesting for what it really is

October 5, 2016

It is early on a September Saturday morning, the coolness of the dawn already fading fast with the advent of Alabama heat. On Jack Warner Parkway, two groups are congregating at an unassuming business...

Kaepernick is more patriotic than those telling him to stand up

Kaepernick is more patriotic than those telling him to stand up

September 22, 2016

By now, you might be tired of reading about Colin Kaepernick. You might think the issue has been overdrawn, dragged out by the media just looking for a controversial story. You might be tired of football...

Community involvement is essential

August 25, 2016

As you drive down 15th Street, passing the seemingly endless outcropping of newly constructed buildings, it is easy to miss Central High School. 15th is probably jammed with traffic and you are probably...

UA must change marijuana policy

UA must change marijuana policy

April 11, 2016

I will never forget the first time my mom asked if I could buy marijuana for her.I was shocked – my mother, a staunch Roman Catholic conservative, the woman who gave me the earliest curfew out of all...

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